Pilsen, Munich and Honey malt combine to give this amber beer its rich, malty character.  Fermenting with lager yeast, a long aging period and German noble hops make it very smooth.  Prost!  6.3%, $7.00, 16 oz. lager glass, $17 growler

Name: Märzen (or alternatively Maerzen) has its origins in Bavaria, probably before the 16th century. Marzen’s (March) were brewed in the month of March because summer brewing was outlawed due to lack of refrigeration summer brews tended to spoil. These Marzens then would be served at Octoberfest, then be called Octoberfestbier.

Malts: Pale, Munich Light, Munich Dark, Honey Malt

Hops: Tettngang, Hallertau

Yeast: German Lager

Dry Hop: N/A

Appearance: Bronze with persistent white foam

Aroma: Biscuity, caramel and minimal hop aroma

Flavor: Sweet malt balanced by subtle herbal bitterness

Served: Lager Glass ($6.50 – Seasonal pricing) $17 growler

O.G.: 13.7       F.G.: 2.2